June 13, 2017

"Let it go to voicemail, the message will give them all the information they need to apply for financial aid for their pet.” 


 I repeat these words silently countless times each day, Yet, I pick up the phone, and most often I am sorry that I...

Mancha, a four year old house cat had about 1 1/2 inches of her tail severed by a sharp edged door that accidently shut on her. The owner did not have money to take her to the vet. After calming her down, Ruth advised her to call  her local humane society for the name...

October 14, 2015

What is your experience?   Contrary to what people think, Wellness Plans are NOT insurance plans.The following is a message Pet Assistance just received:


  • Hi,   I am a father of 2 at home children, and we have 4 dogs. I recently purchased a wellness plan for my...

September 12, 2015

Today was an especially quiet day, and boy! I needed a break. Back to what these two conditions have in common: Both are life threatening emergencies,  but so are a few other crises that happen to our pets. The important thing to know about Pyo and Parvo is that they a...

September 9, 2015

Just spoke with a disabled woman whose 8 year old Rat Terrier had emergency surgery for pyometra (infected uterus) yesterday. She has had the dog since it was 8 weeks old. The woman has no money so the vet hospital said she would have to sign the dog over to them for t...

September 8, 2015

It's been a very stressful week at Pet Assistance. Several of the animals we helped did not "make it" despite our contribution towards their care.  Other pet owners could never raise enough money to get their pet the emergency care they needed. My heart goes out to the...

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